Category Archives: backup & recovery

Defining Database Availability

Before anyone can reasonably discuss the importance of data and database availability, it is necessary to first have a good definition of availability. After all, we should know what we are talking about. Simply stated, availability is the condition wherein … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Teaches Us to Test Our Data Recovery Plans

We can be reminded of the importance of backup and data recovery plans any time… even while watching the Super Bowl. Even though Super Bowl XLVII occurred several weeks ago now I bet that you remember the lights going out… … Continue reading

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